For $4,700, it’s a wolf in Scirocco clothing

Somewhat incongruously there's a professional ice hockey team based in Wolfsburg, Germany that is named after a ‘70s American TV show - Grizzly Adams. Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Scirocco is both a Wolfsburg edition, and pretty cool, but will its price ice the deal? » 9/22/11 8:00am 9/22/11 8:00am

For $3,500, the answer my friend is blowin’ in the Scirocco

Volkswagen's first spate of watercooled cars - discounting the K70 - were all named after winds. The sportiest of those was the Scirocco, and today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe MkII GTI looks as though it could still run like the wind. The question however is, does its price blow? » 5/05/11 8:00am 5/05/11 8:00am

What Would Hefner Drive? Malaise Era Car Ads From the Pages of Playboy

The Baksheesh Table at the Detroit Irony 24 Hours of LeMons was fairly groaning under the weight of all the beer bribes— they love their beer in Michigan— but one team mixed it up with a December 1977 Playboy » 4/24/10 3:00pm 4/24/10 3:00pm

How To Drive 260 MPH Without Going To Jail

This weekend I watched a VW Golf race to 200 MPH, a 250 MPH Lamborghini with a parachute and a diesel-powered Ford Mustang. I also saw police officers nodding their heads in approval. It's not heaven, it's the Texas Mile. » 3/30/10 3:00pm 3/30/10 3:00pm

LeMons Torture Test Results: Volkswagen Golf/Jetta/Scirocco

Check out that near-perfect three-way split for the VWs! That means you just never know how you'll do when you bring a Golf or one of its cousins to a LeMons race. Will it grenade the engine? Maybe! Will the electrical system poop out? Could be! Or will the car keep buzzing around the track all weekend? It's happened! » 1/17/10 10:00pm 1/17/10 10:00pm

Never Mind The Callaway Porsche 944: 1982 Callaway Scirocco!

UDMan is writing for the CarDomain blog these days, but he's been kind enough to share some of his latest finds with us. The '83 Callaway Porsche 944 we saw earlier today got us in a German Callaway sort of mood, so let's check out this super-rare '82 Callaway Volkswagen Scirocco that UDMan spied while covering a… » 12/10/08 11:00am 12/10/08 11:00am

VW Scirocco Studie R Celebrates Historic German/Italian Alliances

Realizing the Italian flag looks better on cars than the German flag, Volkswagen chose the Bologna Motor Show to launch the VW Scirocco Studie R. Essentially a hopped-up version of the standard car, it features a 270 HP version of the 2.0-liter TSI turbo-four sending its power through a 6-speed DSG gearbox. All the… » 12/04/08 10:00am 12/04/08 10:00am

Affen-Geil! Need For Speed Undercover VW Scirocco

Seems like EA Deutschland is getting their slice of this SEMA-style customizing madness » 11/20/08 10:00am 11/20/08 10:00am by cramming a Scirocco with every bit of video game paraphernalia they could draw together . This little hatch is packed full of 30" screens, a XBOX 360, Playstation 3 and enough heart-stopping audio gear to give wood. After…

Report: VW Scirocco May Come Stateside After All

Automotive News Europe » 10/27/08 2:20pm 10/27/08 2:20pm is reporting that Volkswagen may reverse course on the new and offer the vehicle in the United States. VW execs originally opted not to sell the Scirocco here due to fears it would cannibalize sales from the and because the strong Euro would have made the car too expensive. Since then, the…